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Coming From Behind by Howard Jacobson
"I have re-read this 20 odd years after my first introduction to Howard Jacobson. Its still funny altho this time around I was aware of its self consciousness and would guess that Jacobson would probably not be too keen on re-reading it himself.
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“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
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Coraline by Neil Gaiman
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
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Isaac Asimov
“If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.”
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Oscar Wilde
“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”
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Charles Bukowski
“Do you hate people?

I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around.”
Charles Bukowski, Barfly

Stephen King
“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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Virginia Woolf
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

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